SHORE FISHING. By John Darling.

SHORE FISHING. By John Darling.

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Author Darling (John). (1946-2004).
Book Code 10439
ISBN 0706360885
Book Description Good-plus in used dust-wrapper.

1982 1st edition. 4to (210 x 282mm). Pp118. Colour photographs, b/w illustrations. Blue boards, spine titled in gilt.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1982
Publisher Ward Lock.
Place London.
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This is a detailed and useful introduction to shore fishing, with much useful material. "The book begins with the marine environment itself, tides, coastline, weather, and the ways in which they affect the location and feeding habits of fish. Choice of tackle, casting, and the collection and storage of baits are discussed. Each group of species is described: their characteristics and habits, location, and the best methods to use in pursuing and landing them. Finally, there is an introduction to match fishing." Chapters include: The marine environment; Tackle; Casting; Baits; Bass; Cod and related species; Major predators; Minor predators; Flatfish and small bottom-feeders; Wrasse; The mullets; Match fishing.